FootyMAD's Sheffield United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 27th October 2006
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Sheffield United take on Chelsea in a Premiership match on Saturday 28th October 2006 at 12:45.
Chelsea travel to take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Utd. was more than a decade ago, in November 1993, the The Blades carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1993/1994||Sat 07 May||Chelsea||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1993/1994||Sat 27 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|1992/1993||Sat 08 May||Sheff. Utd.||4 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|1992/1993||Sat 31 Oct||Chelsea||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1991/1992||Sat 21 Mar||Chelsea||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1991/1992||Sat 15 Feb||Chelsea||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1991/1992||Tue 03 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The The Blades's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Chelsea however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 11 goals, and let in 3.
Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 9 matches. Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 22 points from their 9 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Chelsea are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Sheff. Utd.. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||5 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Chelsea||5 successive away victories.|
10 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.